Ali Burdon is a designer and sewing teacher who’s also known as Very Berry Handmade. She crochets too and has recently been experimenting with natural dyeing yarns using plants from her garden. You can keep up to date with her latest news over on her Instagram @msaliburdon. She lives in north Staffordshire with her husband, twin sons and their dog, Barney, where she does lots of sewing, crochet and baking, which became the main themes of her blogging and Instagram feed. Ali loves to use patchwork in her designs and has a seriously enviable fabric stash!